Health Minister Greg Hunt announces COVID vaccine boosters six months after second jab

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated October 21 2021 - 8:32pm, first published 8:29pm
Need a boost: Associate Professor Nathan Bartlett, of HMRI and the University of Newcastle, said the reopening of the state was coinciding with the waning immunity of our most vulnerable.

THE elderly will begin receiving booster vaccines for COVID-19 within weeks as their immunity to the virus begins to wane, a viral immunologist says.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.